Breakthrough ACTION COVID-19
Breakthrough ACTION Cote d'Ivoire is working with government and other partners to create public awareness of COVID-19 symptoms and prevention.
To support the on-going USG emergency response for COVID-19, USAID will engage the Breakthrough Action mechanism through a buy-in to support USAID/Cambodia Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) response activities.
Breakthrough-ACTION activities in Indonesia will focus on providing assistance to the overall RCCE Coordinating Task Force to finalize strategy and develop the mapping of activities by themes and geographic areas.
The COVID-19 timeline in South Africa is as follows:
Breakthrough ACTION Philippines provided technical assistance in the production of several TV and radio spots.
Based on the demands of the current situation, Breakthrough ACTION in Bangladesh is focusing on Risk Communication and Community Engagement (RCCE) interventions for frontline healthcare professionals (for example, those accessed through government health structure), private and public hospital professionals (for example, those accessed through professional medical bodies), and the general public to take mitigation measures by partnering with key associations, such as journalists; medical associations, and influencers (i.e. religious leaders).
Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) had prioritized 13 African countries including Nigeria as the most vulnerable countries for importation of COVID-19.